Durham University

Durham University


This course is designed for those who already have a degree and wish to pursue an interest in philosophy.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 or equivalent in a previous degree but this is not a strict requirement and decisions are made on a case by case basis.

Course modules

Ethics and values; knowledge and reality; introduction to logic; reading philosophy; history and theory of medicine; introduction to the history and philosophy of science; level 2; philosophy of mind; philosophy of religion; political philosophy; language, logic and reality; moral theory; theory, literature and society; biomedical ethics past and present; science and religion; modern philosophy i; philosophy of science; philosophy of economics: theory, methods and values; ancient philosophies west and east ; level 3; modern philosophy ii; aesthetics; applied ethics; issues in contemporary ethics; 20th century European philosophy; language and mind; history of the body; philosophical issues in contemporary science; metaphysics; history and philosophy of psychiatry; gender, film and society; 20th century European philosophy; history and philosophy of psychiatry; ethics in business practice; formal and philosophical logic.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Graduate Diploma Full-time - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Durham University Durham DH1 3LG North East

Key information

Department of Philosophy
Telephone number: 
0191 334 6553